New warning about potentially costly robocall scam

The FCC is warning people not to call back "one ring" robocalls, now mainly targeting Arizona and New York area codes, because you could be hit with an expensive charge.
1:21 | 05/06/19

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A new warning this morning about robocalls. Not only annoying but could be costing big money and Eva pilgrim has details. We all get annoying calls but this is a warning about so-called one-ring robocalls, a strange number that rings once, maybe twice then hangs up. The federal communications commission now warning people not to call it back and here's why. If you return the possible scammer's phone call you could be hit with an expensive charge. Similar to falling a 1-900 number mostly targeting New York and Arizona area codes. We live in New York. How do we protect ourself. Resist the urge to call them back. And if you get a call, an unknown call from a foreign country especially because this scam is using the 222 country code. Also they're asking if you do get one of these calls to report it to the FCC. You're like, why do you call back? If I know a number -- no way I'm not calling it back. Except when I'm working on a Oh. A new number. It might be -- This happened to me a lot lately. It's the one call -- the one ring. That's what snags your curiosity. Right, right, right. No one leaves a voicemail. No one does that anymore. If I don't answer, text me. All right. Coming up, important awareness day about skin cancer. One of the most common kinds of

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